Divorce is not a linear process–you don’t just move from a troubled marriage to getting a divorce. Some couples move back and forth before getting a divorce. Other couples may, through support and counseling, move into reconciliation and healing. Either way, throughout the entire process, there are many struggles that couples face which can impact their mental health and well-being. So what can be done to mitigate the negative effects of divorce on your life, faith, and spirituality, and to thrive through this process, rather than just barely making it through? In this article, we’ll take you through stories of American Muslim couples navigating various stages of divorce, and strategies and resources to help with the process.
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